Occupations List Announced for the New Skilled Regional Visas

    November 2019
    The highly anticipated legislation that relates to the new Skilled Regional Visas subclass 494 and 491 occupations list has now been released. It is good news for employers and employees in particular, who can utilise the new subclass 494 visa – with 650 occupations available for nomination. For more information on the new occupations list, please read our article. The article also covers an update on how current subclass 482 and 457 visa holders who are restricted by the age limitation applicable to permanent residency (PR) visas may now have a pathway to PR via the new subclass 494 employer sponsored visa.